James F BRIDGMAN Eliza Arilla BRIDGMAN Margaret I BRIDGMAN Rebecca KIDWELL Mini tree diagram

Andrew Jackson BRIDGMAN1,2,3

19th Jan 18291,2,3 - 9th Jun 18981,2

Life History

19th Jan 1829

Born in Campbell County, Kentucky.1,2,3

Jul 1859

Married Rebecca KIDWELL in Patrick's Creek, Parker, Texas.1,2

about 1862

Birth of son James F BRIDGMAN in Texas.3,4

6th Dec 1876

Birth of daughter Eliza Arilla BRIDGMAN in Weatherford, Parker, Texas.2,5,3,6,7,8

6th Dec 1876

Birth of daughter Margaret I BRIDGMAN in Weatherford, Parker, Texas

9th Jun 1898

Died in Parker County, Texas.1,2

after 9th Jun 1898

Buried in Greenwood City Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker, Texas.1


  • 1880 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas, 18 June, District 135, page41 (scan p 375A), Hse #278, Fam #384
    Bridgman, A J   W M 51   Farmer  Tenn (Unstated  Unstated)
    Bridgman, Rebecca  W F 32 Wife  Keeping Hse  IL KY KY
    Bridgman, James F   W M 18 Son At Home TX TN IL
    Bridgman, Margaret I  W F 3 Dau TX TN IL
    Bridgman, Eliza B  W F 3 Dau TX TN IL

    A genealogy has these details about Andrew Jackson Bridgman:

    Andrew Jackson Bridgeman was born January 19, 1828, in CampbellCounty, Tennessee. He arrived in Texas on September 25, 1855 and movedto Parker County Oct 2, 1855. Then he purchased 160 acres on Patrick'sCreek and paid taxes for the land in 1856.

    In 1855, Jackson married the daughter of James and Rachael Kidwell,Rebecca, who was born April, 1838, Clark County, Illinois. They becamethe parents of four children according to the article. The minute bookfrom the organizational meeting of the Harmony Baptist Church August12, 1887, lists brother A. J. Bridgeman and sister R. Bridgeman ascharter members.

    Gives information on son James and his family. This article written byEleanor R. Edmondson.

    In 1860 living Weatherford, Parker Co, TX - Page 424
    J. 31 TN, R. 20 IL, L 4f TX, Z. Lincoln 14 m IL. Owned RE $700; PP$700
    --  Lena Bridgman Truster,http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=familyroots&id=I34286


  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • Bridgman-Kidwell,
  • 2. Houston Green, Genealogy Notes, James Daniel Green family
  • 3. 1880 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas
    • 18 June, District 135, page 41 (scan p 375A), Hse #278, Fam #384
  • 4. 1910 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas
    • 21 April, Weatherford Ward 2, District 67, page 7A, 402 West Spring
  • 5. Ancestry Trees
    • Green Family,
  • 6. Greenwood (Weatherford, Texas) Cemetery Registry
    • Name: Name:http://www.rootweb.com/~txparker/cemetery/citygreenwood/And_G.htm;;
  • 7. 1900 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas
    • 15 June, Weatherford Ward 4, District 67, page 22B, 404 Eureka St, Hse
  • 8. 1910 Federal Census, Cooke County, Texas
    • 30 April, Justice Precinct 5, District 60, page 10A, Hse #126, Fam

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